Grateful Dead Live at Poplar Creek Music Theater on 1983-06-28
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FOB Senn 421's> Sony TCD5M w/ Maxell XLII dolby B encoded MC> DAT> CDR> EAC> SHN (w/seek tables appended); Jim Vita recording, 17th Row center; Analog> digital> cdr: tascam 112mk11> Sony PCM R500 @44.1khz> HHB CDR-850 transfer by Jim Wise; Eac/SHN by Chuck Hogan with thanks to John Tallmadge
- 2004-06-20 16:44:54
- Hofman Estates, IL
- FOB Senn 421's> Sony TCD5M w/ Maxell XLII dolby B encoded MC> DAT> CDR> EAC> SHN (w/seek tables appended)
Subject: Down the road
The sound and accommodations were great. Saw JGB at the same venue soon after this.
Poplar Creek hosted many great concerts. Unfortunately it is no longer there.
Seeing Dead and Co 39 years to the date tonight in Grand Rapids 2022.
Jerry was still basking in the newness of switching sides of the stage and liked being near Brent.
Their comfort level with the venue was apparent. Everything was relaxed. I remember the helicopter in the lot.
This is when I had only 35-40 shows in me. Help >Slip >Franklins was still very rare.
Great drumming and was right in the beat. The reflected the drugs of the day.
Subject: Chicago Summer '83- Night 2
Subject: Dead at their finest
Subject: Hot Damn!
Make room in your collection for this one!
OH MY GOD !?!?!?!???!!!!!!!
Subject: Very High Energy
We had worked our way down in front to a friend's seats and things just started grooving during Sugar Mag(I think) and we were all cutting loose and losing our minds dancing all over. I noticed that my friend Brian had disappeared and then about 2 minutes later, we looked up and HOLY FUCK, Brian was on stage dancing hard pretty close to Jerry. Jerry just sort of looked over his glasses at him and watched to see if he was going to do something more stupid, but just kept playing. We couldn't believe it. He jumped back off the stage before security could grab him and he managed to work his way back to the lawn without getting busted.
I remember asking Brian (who I have lost contact with over the years) what the hell made him do that. He just said that things were just grooving so hard he just felt like getting up to dance on the stage. We were known to go see some punk bands at the Metro and stuff back then and it was more acceptable to get up on stage and dive off, but you just didn't see this kind of stuff at Dead shows.
Subject: mommy help me
Subject: Raw Jer
A really rad smaller out door ampitheater. It was a pretty cool place, could of been like an old Brewers stadium (that has also been knocked down)lots of these places have gone to wayside for bigger but, not nessarily better. I can imagine especially the seen then and can tell by the sound of it, its a barn burner. I bet the whole place was dosed in a retro dead haze with totally laxed security.
I seen Billy Idol here with my friend and his mom back in I think 86 at 14 years old. I remember the venue very well and I can't imagine the Dead rippin through that place.
The 2 shows are pretty hot and were the last stop on the mid~west Summer tour.
I love the first 4 songs, Stranger opener is real good and always love Dire Wolf. Brown Eyed and All Over Now have been favs also Jerry rips some nice solos on Iko.
Subject: my first show
I thought Jerry must always land in a helicopter fifteen feet away and wave right at the fans.
Subject: My First Show...
The show's good, but the chinks in the armor show.
Subject: get this (why not?)
P.S. where's the U.S. Blues from? Deadlists Project indicates it was not played.
Subject: hey now!
Not bad sound for an AUD
Subject: Like Help>Slip>Frank?
the sound quality is fantastic.
check it out
Subject: Great show
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